Security Affairs newsletter Round 192 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini December 16, 2018

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The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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STOLEN PENCIL campaign, hackers target academic institutions.
WordPress botnet composed of +20k installs targets other sites
A new Mac malware combines a backdoor and a crypto-miner
Duke-Cohan sentenced to three years in prison due to false bomb threats and DDoS
Expert devised a new WiFi hack that works on WPA/WPA2
Hackers defaced with DNS hijack
Google will shut down consumer version of Google+ earlier due to a bug
Group-IB identifies leaked credentials of 40,000 users of government websites in 30 countries
Seedworm APT Group targeted more than 130 victims in 30 organizations since Sept
A new variant of Shamoon was uploaded to Virus Total while Saipem was under attack
Cyber attack hit the Italian oil and gas services company Saipem
New threat actor SandCat exploited recently patched CVE-2018-8611 0day
Novidade, a new Exploit Kit is targeting SOHO Routers
French foreign ministry announced its Travel Alert Registry Hack
ID Numbers for 120 Million Brazilians taxpayers exposed online
Operation Sharpshooter targets critical infrastructure and global defense
A bug in Facebook Photo API exposed photos of 6.8 Million users
New Sofacy campaign aims at Government agencies across the world
WordPress version 5.0.1 addressed several vulnerabilities
Magellan RCE flaw in SQLite potentially affects billions of apps
Which are the worst passwords for 2018?
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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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